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We pursue systemic change for social justice, economic and race equity, and fundamental human rights.

Stories of Justice

Construction workers win unpaid wages and damages in longstanding case

After five years of fighting for their unpaid wages, eleven construction workers have scored a significant victory in a lawsuit against their employers.

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Read how you’re pursuing systemic change in the FY23 annual report

Thank you for being a catalyst for life-changing action through your unwavering support of the Public Justice Center! Together, we are changing laws, policies, and practices that perpetuate injustices;...

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Report on the 2024 Maryland General Assembly

Thank you to the many coalition partners, legislators, and community members who advocated alongside us for economic justice and racial equity in the 2024 General Assembly!

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Incarcerated workers at Baltimore County’s recycling facility could be entitled to minimum wage protections, 4th Circuit rules

Incarcerated workers at Baltimore County’s Materials Recycling Facility could be entitled to minimum wage under state and federal labor laws, according to a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals…

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Nursing Facility Residents with Disabilities Sue Over State of Maryland’s Failure to Provide Oversight and Investigate Complaints

A group of nursing facility residents with disabilities and mobility impairments filed a class action lawsuit against the Maryland Department of Health alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act…

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Thank you, Monisha!

Highlights from attorney Monisha Cherayil’s advocacy at the Public Justice Center

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